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Bookshop in May 2017

I went books shopping and spotted in the Foyle’s window display These Dividing Walls hardback I designed.

It was also a part of the new titles special promotion display inside the store.

Harmless Like You paperback makes an appearance.

The hardback is also a part of the front of store display.

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Harmless Like You Paperback Edition

I have designed a new cover for the paperback edition of Harmless Like You. I am really pleased with the outcome and the book is an amazing read. In the past 1960s narrative, a Japanese girl has an ambition to be an artist, in the present day narrative her son is dealing with his feelings from his mother’s abandonment. I love how each chapter beginning, beautifully describes a different colour of paint that sets a particular mood. You can read examples of this on my Quotes page.

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Harmless Like You – A List in Picture and Words

I was sent an email with a link to this lovely image below by illustrator Lizzy Stewart. Her interpretation of my Harmless Like You HB cover design is on the top row.

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Harmless Like You: Animated cover

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Rowan Hisayo Buchanan Reads Harmless Like You!

We were lucky enough to have Rowan Hisayo Buchanan come to read Harmless Like You in the office a few weeks ago.

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Plus an added bonus to this, there was a Q&A session with the editor Francine Toon too. It was really interesting to get a further insight into the characters and themes. Also it reminded me just how much I LOVED reading this amazing book all over again!

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It was lovely to have a chat with Rowan and she also signed a copy of my proof.

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Hodder Conference 2016

This year’s conference was 1940s themed. (Hodder publishes Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave.)

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Below: Janet Ellis reading her debut novel, The Butcher’s Hook.

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And here is Rowan Hisayo Buchanan narrating her amazing debut novel, Harmless Like You.

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